Giovanni DE SANTIS
Giovanni DE SANTIS joined LAVOIX in 2018.
+39 02 9285 3850
Practice areasPatent prosecution
Trademark and Design prosecution
Electronics, Electricity, Physics, Mechanics
Technology AreasAerospace engineering
General mechanical engineering
Professional AdmissionsEuropean Patent Attorney
Italian Patent Attorney
US Patent Agent
- Patent Litigation in Europe, CEIPI Strasbourg, 2015
- Aerospace Engineer, Polytechnique of Milan, 1995
Before joining LAVOIX in September 2018 in the Milan office, Giovanni DE SANTIS spent most of his career in Italy, USA and Switzerland in a major group of energy and automation technologies.
His activity was split between support for R&D projects as well as M&A activities, budgeting and annual financial planning of the portfolio of brands and patents.
His experience includes involvement in European and international litigation, including anti-counterfeiting activities in the Middle and Far East, the development of IP strategies, freedom to operate studies, audits, licensing negotiations, and treatment of inventions of employees and patent ownership issues.
He has handled a significant number of patent granting procedures, patent validity and patent oppositions.
Giovanni DE SANTIS participated in the training of future professionals and has been several times member of the Italian Patent Qualification Examination Committee.